SOURCE: Environmental Energy Services, Inc.

May 08, 2008 14:33 ET

EESV Names Houston Drilling Management as Drilling Manager

Houston Drilling Management Retained as Drilling Manager and Working Interest Partner

BOISE, ID--(Marketwire - May 8, 2008) - Environmental Energy Services (PINKSHEETS: EESV) today announced Houston Drilling Management (HDM) will become their drilling management team for the Mirror Image project.

"We are excited to be working with EESV on many levels," said Chris Thomasson, President and co-founder of HDM. "Their geology is impressive to the point that we have also decided to become partners in the project and take a working interest position."

"HDM is a well respected industry player with worldwide experience. Not only do they have experience worldwide, they have experience drilling within 2 miles of our site," President of Blaze Energy Mike Thompson commented. "We love the fact that they are not only going to manage the drilling for this project, but they like it enough to become a working interest partner as well."

Mirror Image is a conventional natural gas play neighboring the South Lake Arthur field in Louisiana. The South Lake Arthur Field is a similarly structured 1+ trillion cubic foot estimated reserve adjacent to EESV's interests, forming a "mirror image" reservoir. EESV's leases are located within 2 1/2 miles of the highest producing well and within 200 feet of the nearest pipeline.

EESV is slated to begin drilling the Mirror Image project by calendar 2008.

About Environmental Energy Services, Inc. (EESV)

Environmental Energy Services, Inc. (EESV) is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. It analyzes extensive, in-depth research to acquire hydrocarbon energy resources for development and production. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, EESV through its various holdings and subsidiaries participates in projects and controls resources throughout North America. To learn more about EESV, please visit

About Houston Drilling Management, L.L.C (HDM)

HDM is an engineering consulting company serving the requirements of clients engaged in the drilling and completion of exploratory and development wells worldwide. HDM provides engineering staff and supervisory personnel to perform such tasks as drilling and completion well design, onsite supervision of drilling and completion operations, and procurement of equipment and services. HDM is a registered, limited liability company in the state of Texas, with its headquarters located in Houston.

This press release includes forward-looking statements as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 relating to matters such as prospects, anticipated operating and financial performance. Actual prospects and performance may differ from anticipated results due to economic conditions and other risks, uncertainties and circumstances partly or totally outside the control of the company, including risks of production variances from expectations, market volatility, the level of capital expenditures required to fund ongoing drilling initiatives and the ability of the company to execute its business strategy. These and other risks are described in the company's reports filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this communication and both EESV and BLZE undertake no obligations to update or revise these forward-looking statements.

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